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GG’s Willowick meeting set for Tuesday

ATTENDEES at “Envision Willowick!” sessions consider the possibilities for the golf course site (Orange County Tribune photo).

The first and only community meeting in Garden Grove on the future use of the Willowick Golf Course site will take place on Tuesday (Oct. 2) from 6-8 p.m. at the Buena Clinton Youth and Family Center, 12661 Sunswept Ave.

It’s co-sponsored by the cities of Santa Ana and Garden Grove, who are partners in development of the 101.5-acre site. The land is located in Santa Ana, but owned by Garden Grove.

The third and final workshop will be held on Thursday, Oct. 25  from 6-8 p.m. at Spurgeon Intermediate School in Santa Ana.

For more information, call (714) 741-5315.

Fall parks, playground fun in Westminster

The City of Westminster’s After School Parks program offers fun and safe places for children to spend their time after classes let out.

Elementary school-aged children can enjoy activities in a supervised environment, but don’t need to sign-in or out since this is a drop-in program.

Park hours are from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at no charge. There will be no program on Oct. 31, Nov. 23 and 24). Pre-registration is preferred but not required. Registration forms can be filled out at the Community Services And Recreation Department and will also be available at:

  • Bolsa Chica Park, 13660 University St., (714) 865-6568.
  • Liberty Park, 13900 Monroe St., (714) 412-2617.
  • Sigler Park, 7200 Plaza St., (714) 715-0262.

40K in grants for OVSD classrooms

The Assistance League of Huntington Beach has awarded more than 50 teachers  and teaching teams from the Ocean View School District  with over $40,000 in classroom grants as part of its “Links to Learning” program.

Teachers applied for these program grants, which provide funding for a variety of educational materials and resources. Since participating in the Assistance League’s grant program, OVSD teachers have received more than $161,000 in learning resources for the benefit of students.

The OVSD serves northern Huntington Beach and portions of Fountain Valley, Westminster and Midway City.

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